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ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
an anchorwoman in la crosse, wisconsin, jennifer livingston usually reports the news. but suddenly, she's the one making headlines and spreading a message of confidence and empowerment far beyond wisconsin. it all started with a message from a viewer who took aim at jennifer livingston's weight. writing, i was surprised, indeed, to witness that your physical condition has not improved for many years. surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. on her own newscast, livingston, the mother of three, young girls, decided, it was time to respond. >> you know nothing about me, but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> reporter: for more than four minutes, she faced the camera, and the criticism. it has touched off a chorus of kindness. one person saying, that viewer could not have been more wrong. the message you are sending young women is that beauty and brains come in many forms. but livingston says the story isn't just about her. reminding viewers that october is national anti-bul
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
this community. >> jennifer livingston has been delivering the news in wisconsin for 15 years. on tuesday she became the story. during wkbt's morning broadcast she responded to a viewers e-mail criticizing her weight and calling her a bad role model for young girls. it reads in part i was surprised indeed to witness that your physical condition hasn't improved for many year. i leave you this note hoping you'll reconsider your responsibility as a local public personality to present and promote a healthy lifestyle. livingston received the e-mail on friday. it went viral when her husband also an anchor at the station posted it to his facebook page. on tuesday's broadcast she thanked her supporters and then took on her detractors. >> attacks like this are not okay. the truth is, i am overweight. you can call me fat. and, yes, even obese on a doctor's chart. but to the person who wrote me that letter do you think i don't know that? >> livingston then used the situation to draw attention to bullying. >> if you are at home and you were talking about the fat news lady, guess what? your ch
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
and yet i wonder if not decorating their home is infringing on some rights. >>> jennifer livingston got an e-mail from a viewer who attacked her weight, said she was fat. she fought back live on tv. we'll talk to her this morning about what pushed her to do what she did. insight analysis of the first presidential debate. president obama's traveling secretary will be joining us along with arizona secretary -- secretary. senator john mccain. i love you, james. don't you love me? i'm a robot. i know. i know you're a robot! but there's more in you than just circuits and wires! uhhh. (cries) a machine can't give you what a person can. that's why ally has knowledgeable people there for you, night and day. ally bank. your money needs an ally. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! you're not using too much are you, hon? ♪ nope. [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft is s
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
probably going to go to school and call someone fat. >> jennifer livingston, who is my hero and i love her, is going to come and talk to us, next. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. these appliances could have been made here in america. but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... under sweatshop conditions in china. when mitt romney led bain, they saw global tech as a good investment... even knowing that the firm promoted its practice of exploiting... low-wage labor to its investors. mitt romney - tough on china? since when? >>> welcome back. this just in. those weekly jobless numbers are just in. alison kossic has those for us. >> rose 3,467. the job market continues to be week. social networking site reaches 1 billion active users every month. ceo and founder mark zuckerberg said what it means for him personally when he talked to matt lauer of nbc. >> it's just this amazing honor, to be able to come into work every day and build things that help a billion people stay connected with the people they care about every month,
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 1:40am PDT
at wkbt, lacrosse, wisconsin, who normally reports the news like we do. >> jennifer livingston is the one making the headlines and spreading the message of confidence and empowerment far beyond wisconsin. it all started with a message from a viewer, who took aim at jennifer livingston's weight, writing, "i was surprised indeed to witness that your physical condition has not improved for many years. surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people. girls in particular." on her own newscast, livingston, the mother of three young girls, decided it was time to respond. >> so you know nothing about me other than what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> for more than four minutes she faced the camera and the criticism. it has touched off a chorus of kindness. one person saying that viewer could not have been more wrong. the message you are sending young women is that beauty and brains come in many forms. but livingston says the story isn't just about her. reminding viewers, that october is national anti-bullying
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
about this morning. jennifer livingston and her on-air response to a viewer who said she was a bad example for young girls because she is overweight. she's going to tell us why she felt the need to respond on air in a moment. it is 8:00 now on this wednesday morning, the 3rd day of october, 2012. i'm savannah guthrie alongside david gregory in for matt this week and mr. al roker. what else do we have coming up? >> a great survival story, an incredible story that was actually caught on tape. great because it is a survival tale. two guys forced to crash land in the gulf of mexico when their plane caught fire. they spent hours in the water, as you can see, waiting for rescue, documenting it all on an ipad. this morning those survivors are here with us for an exclusive live interview. they will tell us of their tales. >> wow. and then some more of our simple savvy silly tips. this one actually from a homeowner, justin from omaha, nebraska. tired of tangled cords. put them in a used old paper tube. >> that's clever. >> we'll have more of these, including the ultimate way to eat a cupcak
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
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CBS
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
off after a viewer tells her she's a bad role model. jennifer livingston's comments are going viral. getting a huge response online. >> we'll ask her why she spoke out like this, something she's never done in her 15 year career. you're watching cbs "this morning." we'll have more. >>> krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. ♪ >>> good morning, everybody. it is 8:00 a.m. morning mornin welcome to cbs "this morning." a news anchor goes on air and tells a viewer you have no right to critique my weight. >> and we follow a shark that was tagged. >> and
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 1:35am EDT
speak up after one viewer attacked her for being overweight. jennifer livingston got an e- mail from a man who said her size wasn't a suitable example for the community's young people and the letter went viral after her husband, a fellow anchor, posted it online. she addressed her rude viewer on the air today and anybody else who may be the victim of bullying. >> that man's words mean nothing to me. but what really angers me about this is there are children who don't know better, who get e- mails as critical as the one i received or in many cases even worse each and every day. the internet has become a weapon. our schools have become a battleground. and this behavior is learned. it is passed down from people like the man who wrote me that e-mail. if you are at home, and you are talking about the fat news lady, guess what? your children are probably going to go to school and call someone fat. >> livingston went on to thank the hundreds of people who supported her. she said she wants to use this opportunity to teach kids not to let your self-worth be defined by what other folks stay bu
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. jennifer livingston is a morning news anchor in la crosse, wisconsin. she decide -- a viewer had wren her an email reading, in parkts surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example of this community's young peernlings girls in particular. obesity is one of the worst choices a person can make and one of the most dangerous habits to make. i'm leaving you this note hoping you will reconsider as a public personality. here's how livingston respond the truth is i am overweight. you can call me fat, and yes, even obese on a doctor's chart, but to the person who wrote me that letter, do you think i don't three in that. that your cruel words are pointing out something i don't see. you don't know me. you have admitted you don't watch this show, so you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> livingston went on to say do not let yourself worth be defined by bullies. we want to know what you think. go to abc2news.com/facebook. do you think she was being bullied and do you think she handled the email the right way. >>> the trouble doe
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
morning on "today." now jennifer livingston is receiving interview requests from around the world. her tv station has at least six extra people there answering the deluge of incoming phone calls, most of them expressing support for her. >>> up next here tonight, that real life field of dreams for a young man who waited a long time for one moment. >>> finally tonight, let's not kid ourselves, even us baseball fans have to admit the sport is too often more about steroids and salaries than it is any kind of field of dreams. but sometimes the american pastime can still seem like a field of dreams like it did last night in miami. the story tonight from nbc's mark potter. >> greenberg is on deck and ready for his one at-bat. >> reporter: to the roar of the stadium crowd, the dream of a lifetime was about to come true, and the miami fans are suddenly on fire. ♪ for adam greenberg, it has taken seven long years to find this moment. >> adam greenberg in the box. and here we go. >> reporter: the road here began in 2005 when greenberg was a rookie with the chicago cubs and his career collapsed
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
viewer wrote to jennifer livingston, a morning anchor in wisconsin complaining about her weight and telling her she's not a good role model for girls. as the mother of three daughters, livingston responded today. >> i am much more than a number on a scale. what really angers me about this is there are children who don't know better. who get e-mails, as critical as the one i received or in many cases, even worse, each and every day. >> livingston called that viewer a bully and says children learn that kind of behavior from adults. thousands of people have riten her messages of support on line. >> engineering schools dominate the list of colleges with the least happy students. according to the princeton review, montana tech tops the list. the u.s. naval academy came in at number six. the princeton review based it on thousands of student reviews across the country. other schools include the new jersey institute of technology and the u.s. merchant marine academy. >> any storms we have this winter might be more memorable because of how they're described. the weather channel has decided t
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
person who wrote me that letter, do you think i don't know that? >> wow. jennifer livingston, lacrosse, wisconsin. making global headlines, taking on the viewer who wrote to her. and she is really making headlines all across the country. >> an extraordinary four minutes of live television you have to watch to beeve. >> sure is. good morning, everyone. robin recovering from her bone marrow transplant. >> it's great to be here with all of you. >>> coming up in a few moments, we'll have the latest on the terrifying stalker trial. the man who was accused of murder represented himself, questioning his victims in court. now, he's been sentenced. and his victim is speaking out just ahead. he was accused of murder and two counts of attempted murder. >> remarkable. >> it really is. >>> also ahead, a celebrity showdown of sorts. eric dane, also known as mcsteamy, or so i'm told. versus billy corgan, the lead singer for the smashing pumpkins over a really big tree. >> a big tree falling on the back of the poor woman in the backyard. >>> talk about steamy, as josh was just talking about. this is g
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, your children are probably going to go to school and call someone fat. >> this clip of jennifer livingston's response has now gone viral. livingston was on "cbs this morning" and she says she has battled with her weight since having three girls. she says the email calling on her to lose weight was her fault. >> that email was well written. it was articulate. but make no mistake about it, it was meant to hurt my feelings. it was meant to shame me into losing weight. and in my opinion, that's a bully. >> livingston says she is very surprised by the reaction her on air editorial sparkeds across the country. as for the man who wrote the email, he stands by his comments. >> he sent another email and said, listen, i'll help you lose the weight. whatever you need. >> he is getting e-mails, too. >> well, fan or not, people can't stop talking about the oakland as. you just saw roberta there. >> the big sweep needed to clinch the division title is coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,, coming up tonight at five: e pressure to be thin -- we st >>> it's time for this week's best buys, eat fr
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
about her weight. >> jennifer livingston responded to the letter on tv, talking about self-worth. and that man is standing by his e-mail. he released an unrepentant statement, urging livingston to transform herself over the next year for her viewers to see. and he even offered her his advice and support. so, his name's out there. and now, his face is, as well. >> give it up, man. keep an doing your job. >>> drivers in russia did a double-take after what appeared to be a bail of hay being driven down the road. >> the bizarre incident unfolded when a farmer decided to use the roof of his car to transport the hay. >> he was later stopped for dangerous driving. he told police his tractor had broken down. he had no other way of getting food to his cattle. tough times call for tough measures. >> a man's got to do what a man's got to do. >>> for some of you, now, your local news coming up next. >> for everyone else, we're going to be back with the best post-debate parodies of the years. with hunger in america.e ♪ but what if there was a simple way to feed those in need? now, there is. ect
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
: most of jennifer livingston's viewers already know that. for a dozen years she's anchored the morning news at wkbt in lacrosse, wisconsin. but today she chose to talk about herself. responding to a viewer e-mail complaining about her weight. >> i was surprised indeed to witness that your physical condition hasn't improved for many years. surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. i leave you this note hoping you'll reconsider your responsibility as a local public personality to present and promote a healthy lifestyle. the truth is, i am overweight. you could call me fat. and yes, even obese on a doctor's chart. but to the person who wrote me that letter, do you think i don't know that? that your cruel words are pointing out something i don't see? >> reporter: in the e-mail, she sees more than just an unhappy viewer. the mother of three daughters sees a bully. >> what really angers me about this, there are children who don't know better, who get e-mails as critical as the one i received or in many cases even worse each
KOFY
Oct 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
criticized for her weight. jennifer livingston is the moing anchor at wkbt in laosse wisconsin. she spent her career reporting the news now she is may go it. a man criticized her weight she read the e-mail on air then responded. >> surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example. to the perp who wrote me that letter do you think i don't know that your cruel words are pointing out something that i don't see. you don't know me. you are not a friend of mine. you are not a part of my family and you have admitted that you don't watch the show. so you know nothing about me but whwhat you see on the outside. i am much more than a number on a scale. >> s end her commenry wi a mesge to kid telli em not to lethecruel words ofne pern overshaw theshouts of many. >> amazing. >> that's why beyond the headlines is so important this weekend. >> it is not right. >>> encouraging kids to get exercise. >> the event today that has lots of children finding different ways to get to school. >>> coming up, fighting the common cold. and at 5, new book detailing what president obama would have done to o
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
your cruel words are pointing out something i don't see? >> jennifer livingston has been anchoring the morning news in lacrosse for more than a dozen years now. she sees more than a unhappy viewer, who told her she was not a suitable example for people. livingston sees a bully in the e-mail writer. she told them that parents who complain about the fat lady on the news, are encouraging their own kids to go to school or online and call people names. the clip of her calling out the e-mail person is sparking bullying conversations all across local schools. you can hear from livingston tomorrow on "today," beginning at 7:00. >>> the life of the rich and famous? how about the rich and young. tonight, we meet internet entrepreneurs making it big in the silicon valley and enjoying the spoils that come with their high-tech success. >> how do they do it? >> reporter: even tickets to your favorite sports team. raking in millions in your 20s. this is the life of three guys who went from high school friends and menlo school in atherton, to the bleacher report. it's a media network serving a glo
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
country for a news anchor criticized for her weight. jennifer livingston is the morning anchor at wkbt in lacrosse, wisconsin. she spent her career reporting the news now she is may go it. a man criticized her weight she read the e-mail on air then responded. >> surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example. to the perp who wrote me that letter do you think i don't know that your cruel words are pointing out something that i don't see. you don't know me. you are not a friend of mine. you are not a part of my family and you have admitted that you don't watch the show. so you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. i am much more than a a number on a scale. >> she ended her commentary with a message to kids telling them not to let the cruel words of one person overshadow the shouts of many. >> amazing. >> that's why beyond the headlines is so important this weekend. >> it is not right. >>> encouraging kids to get exercise. >> the event today that has lots of children finding different ways to get to school. >>> coming up, fighting the common cold. and at 5, ne
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
talk with jennifer livingston about her on air response that is making headlines across the country. plus, we were there last month as scientists caught and tagged a great white shark. today we'll tell you why sharks are so important to the ocean and what we have learned from tracking that shark. we'll see you at 7:00. >> norah, we have been hearing from viewers here in san francisco about that tv anchor. they are all giving her "high 5s" for speaking out. >> reporter: it's a long time since i have seen something like that go viral. she is taking on this viewer who she calls cruel and also she has a message for kids about not letting other people define your self-worth. and i think that's why it's resonated with so many people. we'll talk to her live. i'm excited to talk that her. >> that viewer has not backed down. so good tv coming up in short order. we'll look forward to the program that starts at 7:00. thank you. >>> aviation fans are gearing up for the blue angels' annual bay area show. look upstairs over the weekend. the navy's precision flight demonstration team soared into t
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
america." local tv anchor jennifer livingston is fighting back after a viewer criticized her weight. now, the man behind that hurtful e-mail is speaking out. and he is not backing down. jennifer has received support from our own abc station, wxow in lacrosse, wisconsin. and abc's linsey davis has more on the story. >> reporter: it was the e-mail that sparked national outrage. >> it reads as follows. surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. >> reporter: and this morning, the man behind it finally has a face, with two bulging biceps to match. his name is kenneth krause. the viewer who took wktb morning anchor jennifer livingston to task for her weight. >> you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> reporter: on "good morning america" wednesday, livingston said a thyroid problem makes losing weight difficult, even though she regularly works out. >> he's trying to shame me into losing weight. that's not being helpful. that's being a bully. >> reporter: but krau
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
makes her a bad role model. >> jennifer livingston of our cbs affiliate wkbt in lacrosse, wisconsin, went on air tuesday with this message to your viewers. >> i want to take a moment to address a situation that has become a talking point especially on facebook that centers around me. on friday i received the following e-mail from a lacrosse man with a subject line "community responsibility." it reads as follows. hi, jennifer. it's unusual that i see your morning show but i did so for a very short time today. i was surprised indeed to witness that your physical condition hasn't improved for many years. surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. obesity is one of the worst choices a person can make and one of the most dangerous habits to maintain. i leave you this note hoping that you'll reconsider your responsibility as a local public personality to present and promote a healthy lifestyle. now, those of us in the media, we get a healthy dose of critiques from our viewers throughout the year, and we realize that it com
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
topic and the viewer head-on on the air. she then appeared this morning on "today." now jennifer livingston is receiving interview requests from around the world. her tv station has six extra people there answering the deluge of incoming phone calls, most of them expressing support for her. >>> up next here tonight, that real life field of dreams for a young man who waited a long time for one moment. those little things still get you. for you, life's about her. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effect
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
our kids critical and we need to do that by example. >> jennifer livingston has thank her viewers for their support. the man who wrote the e-mails about bullying but that he wants her to and wasm yourself offering only advice and support. >> we all get e-mails from time time that we think, you did that.ve to say >> you often get e-mails about appearance over your performance of. >> absolutely. >> it is what it is. we do appreciate your feedback. i want your feedback today. and me some pictures of fog. it will be issued through the hours. it is going to be a gloomy start, unfortunately. that is not a blank picture. that's overlooking the potomac. is so thick that you can barely see the memorial bridge to this morning. where we have fraud advisories. much of maryland. the metro is not included in the dense fog advisory. it has visibility above a quarter mile. use caution in any way. check out visibility across the region. a mile in many areas. a half mile in gaithersburg. the worst of its in western maryland where it's between a a mile and a quarter of a mile. the 71 degrees at reagan n
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
jennifer livingston and she took to the airwaves in wisconsin with an editorial response that has a lot of people talking. >> to the person who wrote me that letter, do you think i don't know that? that you're cruel words are pointing out something that i don't see? you don't know me. you are not a friend of mine. you are not a part of my family and you have admitted that you don't watch this show. so you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> well, livingston goes on to talk about the issue of bullying as well so we would like to know, what do you think about the anchor's response to the viewer's critical email? did she go too far? should she have kept it between herself and the emailer? give us your comments on facebook, twitter or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. >> if there are parents saying look at that news anchor, she is overweight, kids may go to school and say things to other kids. it's break the cycle. >> this gal has been on the air in lacrosse, wisconsin, for 15 years and has been overweight for quite a while
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 1:00pm EDT
today becoming the news, and a big story at that. jennifer livingston made an unusual move when she respond today a viewer e-mail calling her a poor role model because of her weight. trace gallagher live in our west coast news room with more on her. trace? >> reporter: and jennifer livingston has been an anchor in lacrosse, wisconsin, megyn, for about 11 years now, and like all anchors, she's gotten some pretty nasty e-mail over the years, but this time she and her husband decided that she was being bullied. the e-mail from a local lawyer reads in part, quote: it's unusual that i see your morning show, but i did so for a very short time today. i was surprised, indeed, to witness that your physical condition hadn't improved for many years. surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. well, that struck a nerve considering that jennifer livingston has three young daughters. so she responded on the air. watch. >> the truth is, i am overweight. you could call me fat. and, yes, even obese on a doctor's chart. but to the pers
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
for girls because she's fat. jennifer livingston who works at news 8 in wisconsin calls it a lesson on bullying. >> and here is where i want all of us to learn something from this. if you didn't already know, october is national antibullying month. and this is a problem that is growing every day in our schools and on the internet. >> that was just a portion of the video. livingston took that nasty viewer to task for four minutes. four minutes she went off on her. >> i think i might be in love with jennifer livingston. good for her. i'm going to start doing that with my -- today i want to respond to -- look at her. that was so good. >> when i respond to folks, soledad's like, did you hit them back on twitter? you have to -- >> don't do it on twitter. do it on tv. >> did she call them? you should say, i have an e-mail for so and so and then put it online. >> good for you, jennifer. i support you. that's a great lesson. i'm going to leave a section at the end of the show for that. >> are you talking about soledad's shoes? get at them, soledad. >>> take a look at this picture. a terrible p
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
for this xhun eye young people, girls in particular. >> that was part of an e-mail sent to jennifer livingston, a news anchor in lacrosse, wisconsin. livingston decided to respond to that e-mail yesterday. she says she did on in part because she feels the e-mail is a form of bullying. a major problem that she says needs to be stopped. >> i am much more than a number on a scale. what really angers me about about this is there are children who don't know better, who get e-mails as critical as the one i received or in many cases even worse, each and every day. >> thousands of people have written her messages of support online. to see her entire response, you can check out the news 4 today facebook page. >> the international space station will move into a different orbit tomorrow in order to avoid colliding with debris. the russian space program is helping. the space station only makes evasive maneuvers like this one when the likelihood of a collision exceeds one in 10,000. nasa says space junk is becoming a growing problem for the space industry. six astronauts are on board the space s
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
news anchor named jennifer livingston was insulted by a viewer through an e-mail. >> if you are an home and talking about the fact news lady, your children are probably going to go to school and call someone fat. we need to teach our kids how to be kind and not critical. we need to do that by example. >> she also thanked the viewers for supporting her. the man who wrote the e-mail initially later released a statement saying his e-mail was not about to bullying. he said that he wants livingston to transformer self and he offered his advice and support to her. >> if you are caught near monuments and historical treasures, you could be fined between $25 and almost 600 u.s. dollars. many local residents think the law is too harsh. similar bans are already in effect and other italian cities including venice and florence. something to get you hungry. >> the world's biggest frito chili pie. 1,400 pounds for this new record world -- old record holder. fritos celebrating its 80th anniversary in october, national chili month. >> another half-hour of "good morning washington" on the way. >> a
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on her weight. in a four-minute segment on the air, jennifer livingston called the man a bully and support the message to viewers both young and old. >> the internet has become a weapon. our schools have become a battleground and this behavior isearned. it's passed down from people like the man who wrote me that e-mail. if you're at home and you are talking about the fat news lady, guess what, you children are probably go -- your children are probably going on to go to school and call someone fat. we need to teach our kids how to be kind, not critical, and we need to do that by example. to all of the children out there who feel lost, who are struggling with your weight, with the color of your skin, your sexual preference, your disability, even the acne on your face, listen to me right now: do not let your self-worth be defined by bills. learn from my experience that the cruel words of one are nothing compared to the shouts of many. >> youca watch the entire clip including the e-mail the man support her on www.myfoxdc.com. we asked our facebook fans what they think of the video. bra
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Oct 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
. an anchor takes on her weight critics. jennifer livingston, who we spoke to moments ago, responded to a viewer e-mail or facebook post having to do with her weight, an here's what she says. >> the truth is i am overweight, but to the person who wrote me that letter, do you think i don't know that, that your cruel words are pointing out something that i don't see? you don't see know me. are you not a friend of mine. are you not a part of my family, and you have admitted that you don't watch this show so you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> yeah. >> i should say the viewer who wrote in said that she was not a role model because of her weight issues. >> look, first of all, the viewers in a sense have spoken because she's been on the air for a long time. it's not like she's gained all this weight. they know who she is, and they like her. >> well, she's also -- the station actually received some 50,000 e-mails supporting her after this, after the fact, but, when i saw this last night, i was cheering her on standing up
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Oct 4, 2012 2:05am EDT
horrible diseases related thereto, and considering jennifer livingston's for tuesday out position in the community, i hope she will take the golden opportunity to influence the health and psychological well-being of could you lee region children by transforming herself for all of her viewers to see over the next year, and to that end i would be absolutely pleased to offer jennifer any advice or support she would be willing to accept." have we seen a picture of this man is. >> i want to see kenne krause. >> naked. >> there. bring it. >> it's also about the next topic we're going to talk about, being so rude. it's just in general, because of the -- because of social media, people think they can say anything with anonymity, although he left his name. >> he left his name. there is the thing it is that judge judy -- i like judge judy, but it's that attitude of like i'll help you. i will abe glad to help you, young lady. he doesn't even get it. >> first of all what she get is absolutely right. she has had three babies, sir, by the way. have one and see what happens to your body. >> kenn
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